CVE-2008-4934

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Description

The hfsplus_block_allocate function in fs/hfsplus/bitmap.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc1 does not check a certain return value from the read_mapping_page function before calling kmap, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a crafted hfsplus filesystem image.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.27.y.git;a=commit;h=649f1ee6c705aab644035a7998d7b574193a598a

http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.28-rc1

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0264.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/32510

http://secunia.com/advisories/32918

http://secunia.com/advisories/32998

http://secunia.com/advisories/33180

http://secunia.com/advisories/33556

http://secunia.com/advisories/33858

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1681

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1687

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:234

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/03/2

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0014.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32096

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-679-1

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46327

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11635

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-11-05

Updated: 2018-11-02

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (12 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
67800Oracle Linux 5 : kernel (ELSA-2009-0264)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
67790Oracle Linux 4 : kernel (ELSA-2009-0014)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
60532Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
critical
60520Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL4.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
43727CentOS 4 : kernel (CESA-2009:0014)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
38027Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDVSA-2008:234)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
high
37683Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 : linux, linux-source-2.6.15/22 vulnerabilities (USN-679-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
35645RHEL 5 : kernel (RHSA-2009:0264)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
35381RHEL 4 : kernel (RHSA-2009:0014)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
35174Debian DSA-1687-1 : linux-2.6 - denial of service/privilege escalationNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
35036Debian DSA-1681-1 : linux-2.6.24 - denial of service/privilege escalationNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
801465CentOS RHSA-2009-0014 Security CheckLog Correlation EngineGeneric
high